Jul 30, 2011 10:00pm PDT
segment cnn anchor don lemon appears not to care for cnn. >> what is jon stewart talking about and why did stephen colbert interrupt one of my broadcasts. >> i'm in the middle of a broadcast. >> yeah, who isn't? yeah, hold on, sanjay. >> i'll explain that and more in the news tonight. >>> good've evening, everyone, i'm don lemon. u.s. senators are on the job. the high stakes standoff over raising the nation's debt ceiling has lawmakers working this very hour. as of now, they don't agree with they're making any progress. tonight cnn has learned that mitch mcconnell is in direct contact with the white house and democratic leaders in congress met face to face with the president late this afternoon. but just a short time ago on the senate floor, senator harry reid insisted that claims a deal could be near are simply not true. >> today the speaker republican leader held a press conference to announce they're in talks with the president and that a bargain to raise the debt ceiling is in the works and is close. mr. president, members of the senate, that's not true. i just spent two hours with the
Jul 30, 2011 10:00pm EDT
from my time on comedy central thanks to jon stewart and stephen colbert coming up next. >>> but first, broke and bills piled high. many americans find themselves facing just that. when people in one wisconsin community are hit with hard times, they've got a unique safety net. he's this week's cnn hero, sal dimicelli the dear abby of the down and out. >> when i go through suburbia america or the small towns, everybody's trying to hold their head up with pride. >> you've been looking for work. >> okay. i know it's tough in a recession. >> i went and sold all my jewelry yesterday. >> these people behind closed doors they tell their neighbors they're fine. they'd sooner go in the house and starve. >> how much do you owe me right now? >> gas bill i owe about $800. >> i find the situation is getting worse. they need food. they need help with their utilities. i mean, this is 2011 in america? we should be helping each other. i'm sal dimiceli. my mission is to help americans who have fallen on hard times. in a week i'll receive 20 to 30 letter. me and my family do not want to become homeless.
Jul 30, 2011 1:00pm PDT
. >> but he's really mad at me. >> i didn't get the impression that that was mad. >> and jon stewart had a few choice words to say about me to, too. >> he did not know you. they had a good sense of humor. at least it appears. and you did too. >> more of don lemon uninterrupted in just a few minutes from now, more of the newsroom. >> see ya. more energy for 18 holes with your buddies. more passion for the one ya love. more fun with your family and friends. it could be a treatable condition called low testosterone or low t. come on, stop living in the shadows. you've got a life to live. [ male announcer ] so don't blame it on aging. talk to your doctor and go to isitlowt.com to find out more.
Jul 17, 2011 6:00pm EDT
comedians like jon stewart had a lot of fun with that on "the daily show." >> i think this man's views are terrible. and he dances and sounds not only gay but center square gay. >> i mean, lz, is stuff like that fair? >> i don't know if it's fair to insinuate that michele bachmann's husband is gay. but i have to chuckle because there are moments that i don't know if i'm listening to him or to cameron from "modern family." there's definitely some humor to be had lehere. these clinics are sending a very bad message, not just to people who are gobt, but people who are allies in the fight for ending homo phobia. >> let's talk about the bigger picture here. will, i'm wondering if bachmann and sarah palin get all the attention nowadays, but the man with the moneyresume, and we're talking about mitt romney, is really off the radar. is he just standing by because it's early on and letting the crazy play out? >> yeah. i think so, don. i think it's a smart strategy. also i'd add john huntsman to that group as well. they are sitting back kind of above the fray, and letting the silliness fly. let'
Jul 1, 2011 6:00am PDT
prank caller. >> okay. tell you what. >> reporter: remember the good old days when jon stewart was celebrated for using the "d" word. >> here is the [ bleep ] on your show. >> reporter: it turns out mark halperin apologized a few years ago when he thinks edwards is timid. the web side gawker reports that halperin called obama both types of genitalia. as you look for the "d" spot, disconnect. jeanne moos, cnn, new york. >>> yikes. >>> it's 10:00 a.m. on the east coast. this morning, the casey anthony murder trial goes on indefinite recess as the defense questions state witnesses. the judge says the case could go to the jury this weekend. >>> the lowe's almost national lab closed for the fifth day in a row. 94,000 acres have burned. so far, toxic materials are safe. >>> the royal couple awaken in canada this morning. prince william and duchess kate are in ottawa. >>> we begin with a bombshell announcement in a shocking criminal case that may not have been a crime after all. sources say that prosecutors now have serious doubts about the hotel maid who accused dominique strauss-kah
Jul 15, 2011 6:00am PDT
every day. you've been watching. you see how we do it. but it's nothing like jon stewart. >> the president continued, "i have shown enormous willingness to compromise." >> mr. obama then left, saying, "i'll see you tomorrow." >> oh, [ bleep ]! oh, no, he didn't. the president all stormed out and was like, okay, tomorrow then. [ laughter ] what? that's not storming out. that's ending a meeting by scheduling the next meeting. >> political buzz is your rapid-fire look at the hottest political topics of the day. three questions, 20 seconds on the clock. and playing today, democratic national committee member robert zimmerman. cnn contributor and independent john avlon. and republican strategist and columnist for the "hill" newspaper sherry jacobus. first question, guys, while republicans in washington look like they're moving closer to a deal, sarah palin is digging in, advising now is not the time to retreat, it's the time to reload and reload with reality. okay. who's right? sherry? >> you know, i'm with her on this one. this isn't supposed to be easy. i think it should be